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Address: 233 Pearl St., Hartford, CT 06103
Phone Number: 860-727-4027
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Description: Hartford's professional Off-Broadway-style theatre.

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Very Interesting Theatre

I have attended several plays at TheaterWorks. It is an interesting theatre. It is almost a theatre in the round, but not quite. When you enter at street level you walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have attended several plays at TheaterWorks. It is an interesting theatre. It is almost a theatre in the round, but not quite. When you enter at street level you walk downstairs to get to the theatre. I have enjoyed all of the plays that I have seen at TheatreWorks and they bring in some very good shows and talent.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

i have been a subscriber for at least seven years. I Have never been disappointed. We do pay extra for Reserved seats, but to us it is worth it. Yearly subscribers get a parking pass, too. It is very unique, and all the plays seem to have a theater works added twist.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A little known theater in Hartford. Very intimate seating, not a bad seat in the house, lots of variety.

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Albany, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I saw a play called "Good People" here in June 2015. This was a wonderful play, with really strong performances by the cast. I had never been here before. Thankfully someone in our group HAD been here before and was aware of the seating situation. The good seats in the middle are all reserved, but the seats on the side... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great theater. I have been a subscriber for many years and most plays are first rate. It is a small theater and there really are no bad seats.

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great little theater in historic Hartford. Interesting seating policy - open seating but for a small fee you can get reserved seating. Don't know if reserved seating is actually worth it.... I specifically asked for aisle seating and they said no problem.. Got there, we had reserved seating, but not on an aisle (6 seats in)... no bad seats in... More 

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Glastonbury, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband & I have been to TheaterWorks in Hartford a couple of times now. with friends and alone. This intimate theater is located in an historic building in downtown Hartford is just right for a night or afternoon out. We have really enjoyed all the plays we've seen and would recommend going. There is ample parking just across the... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a very interesting theater in the heart of Hartford. It is small and therefore intimate and you can see the actors plying their craft up close. Last year, we attended a performance of The Other Room which was exceptional well done. I had seen the play on Broadway with Laurie Metcalf (she deserved a Tony for her performance).... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Have only been a series member for one year and enjoyed each play. The theater is small so you have a chance to see the actors up close . The plays are well selected to fit the space and all have been fun and interesting with good casts. Once you have paid for the series you can select the days... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Had a wonderful time here, a bar restuarant and movie theater in the same location is the greatest idea.

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